RLC 002865.02 – Rear Window Wiper Switch, Fault

RLC 002865.02 (RLC 2865.02)

Code: 002865.02

Shortcode: 2865.02


This diagnostic trouble code is generated if the control software detects an incorrect signal from the switch for the rear wiper or if reception is intermittent. Intermittent reception could be due to a loose wire or faulty switch.


When this error is detected, the control software may experience limited or no functionality of the rear windshield wiper.


  • Inspect Wiper Switch Connections:
    • Check the wiring and connectors associated with the rear wiper switch for signs of loose or damaged connections. Secure or replace any compromised connectors.
  • Test Wiper Switch:
    • Test the rear wiper switch to ensure it is functioning correctly and providing a stable signal. Replace the switch if it is faulty.
  • Verify Wiring Integrity:
    • Inspect the wiring harness for any signs of wear, damage, or corrosion. Repair or replace any compromised wiring.
  • Check for Electrical Interference:
    • Ensure there are no sources of electrical interference near the rear wiper switch that could be causing signal issues.


Intermittent or incorrect signals from the wiper switch can prevent the rear windshield wiper from operating correctly. Regular inspection and maintenance of the electrical system are essential to ensure reliable operation.

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